Home » Feature Photos You are browsing entries filed in “Feature Photos”

Francisco Drive trees replaced

A stump is all that remains of a London Plane Sycamore in front of Lake Forest Apartments on Francisco Drive. A total of 40 sickly sycamores and Black Pines were removed, and will be replaced with more disease-resistant trees. Village Life photo by Mike Roberts

The recent removal of 40 sickly sycamores and pines along north Francisco Drive evokes an old arboreal adage: “Losing a tree is like losing a friend.” That boulevard has a lot of friends. It anchors the Lakehills, Marina, Marina Woods, Rolling Hills, Green Valley Hills, Waterford, Winterhaven and Summit neighborhoods. Francisco Drive also has a […]

Comments Off / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

ShiverSisters serve up delicious frozen treats

hiverSisters Erin Whiteley, left, and Geneva Soulier, center, enjoy some of their shaved ice goodies with Mason Porter.

When two Serrano moms team up as business partners to open a shaved ice business out of a vintage 1964 Airstream trailer in El Dorado Hills you know it’s going to be a great summer. Erin Whiteley and Geneva Soulier wanted to share their favorite summertime treat with the community, while still being able to […]

Comments Off / June 04, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Peruvian guests get whirlwind tour of El Dorado County

Cameron Park pilot Denny Davis with members of the GSE team from left to right:  Susan Herrera, Maria de Lourdes Sheen, Susana Monzon and Moira Alvarado.

El Dorado Hills Rotarians Coy Baugh and Laurie Edwards wined, dined and mined five guests from Peru this week, taking them on a tour of El Dorado County and introducing them to local characters. Margot Escobeda, an orthodontist who owns and manages a busy dental clinic in Lima; Susana Monzon, a nutritionist specializing in obesity who was previously […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Scott Hardie’s film taking off

FIlmmaker Scott Hardie poses with his star, the M-400 Volantor Skycar created by Paul Moller of Davis. Hardie’s documentary “Volantor” follows Moller’s efforts to create a commercially viable “flying car.”  Courtesy photo

It’s not likely anyone’s heard of 2002 Oak Ridge alum Scott Hardie’s first film — “The Fat and the Ferocious” — unless you were in his high school English class. The parody project of the 2001 hit “The Fast and the Furious” didn’t become a breakout hit but it did leave a lasting impression on […]

Comments Off / May 31, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Nathan Snyder’s film takes audiences on dangerous journey

Production Photos2

Nathan Snyder is trying his hand at cinematography, from scratch. Inspired by works such as the “Paranormal Activity” series, “Lost,” “the Blair Witch Project” and “Harry Potter,” the Oak Ridge High School alum and producing partner Brandon Cano-Errecart created their first chilling full-length feature film, “The Sigil.” The movie documents the journey of Devan, a confused […]

Comments Off / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment,Feature Photos | Read More »

Mother cats, newborn kittens need temporary foster homes

Look at this face — Mama cats and her kittens need good foster homes. Contact El Dorado County Animal Services to help. Courtesy photo

El Dorado County Animal Services is looking for caring residents who can help provide temporary foster homes for new mother cats and their baby kittens over the next several weeks. “Currently we have three mother cats and their kittens at the shelter in Placerville who could benefit from temporary placement in a loving residential home, […]

Comments Off / May 30, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Rolling Hills pastor says good-bye

Jeff Bigelow wrapped up his time as Rolling Hills Christian Church's pastor last Sunday. The church figurehead said he's exploring several options for his future. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

Sunday marked the end of an era at Rolling Hills Christian Church, and though Pastor Jeff Bigelow delivered his last sermon he insists the church’s best days are ahead. After 17 years, the 57-year-old pastor stepped down and handed his congregation over to incoming Pastor Bill Search. Search, 40, who moved here with his wife […]

Comments Off / May 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »